The Magical Ice Cream Man – by Annette Rochelle Aben

Funny, where I live, we are in the throes of summer, a very hot summer to boot. Hot summers have always conjured up visions of swimming, sun bathing and ice cream! That’s right, when I was younger, you would find me in the pool or laying on a towel baking my body in the direct sunlight (what was I thinking there) and invariably, I ended the day with some sort of ice cream treat.

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Being Selfish is Good for You [channeled] – by Marisa Ferrera

If you’re like most people, you’ve been taught that being selfish is bad and means you don’t care about anyone but yourself. This is one of the many lies you’ve been taught. Being selfish does not mean you don’t care about others; it means you understand the importance of taking care of yourself first so that you will have more than enough to give to others.

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Sensing the spiritual – by Andreas N. Bjørndal

To really appreciate the spiritual world, you need to be able to sense it with your own spiritual sense. This sense needs to be awake and developed to recognize the existence of these realms, a process that goes through stages. Let us examine how you can recognize these stages.

We will start with people that have not yet developed this sense. Many of them are living with a deep conviction that there is nothing but the material world that exists. Their fate in the physical aspects of nature and the rational mind can be so strong that they think any different approach has to be wrong. This kind of fundamentalism is called knowledge fundamentalism or scientism and hides behind claims of facts and evidence, disregarding any possibility of a human soul. Without a soul, there is nothing but anatomy and physiology and little left for the subtle aspects of reality. This attitude is like hiding the head in the sand and saying there is nothing in the world but sand and any claim of fresh air here in the world (sand) is impossible.

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